Lance Zimmerman

SVP - Animal Protein Analyst, Rabo AgriFinance

Lance Zimmerman is the senior beef analyst for Rabobank's North American Food & Agribusiness research team. He has two decades of experience in the beef cattle industry, gaining recognition nationally for his thought leadership. Lance spent 12 years at CattleFax, most recently as director of research and protein market analysis. Before joining CattleFax, he worked with the supply development team at Certified Angus Beef LLC. Lance grew up on a commercial cow-calf, backgrounding and diversified crop farm in northwest Kansas and earned an M.S. in agricultural economics and B.S. in agricultural communications from Kansas State University. He has served as the Chair of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association Young Producer's Council and received numerous industry scholarships and awards throughout college.